Hand mirror, c. 1926

Bronze and ivory hand mirror.
Signed "A.A.RATEAU / INVr".

CIC N°FR2302400139-K


By descent from the family of Armand-Albert Rateau


A similar example is kept at the Metropolitan Museum in New York under inventory number 25.170.


- FLAMENT (Albert), 'Salle de bains Moderne', La Renaissance de l'Art Français et des Industries de Luxe, mai 1925, pp. 230 - 234, model represented on p. 234.
- Joseph Breck. "Modern Decorative Arts: Some Recent Purchases." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 21 (February 1926), p. 38.
- Penelope Hunter. "Art Déco: The Last Hurrah." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 30 (June–July 1972), p. 263.
- Alastair Duncan. A. A. Rateau. Exh. cat., DeLorenzo Gallery. New York, [1990], pp. 24, 32.
- Jared Goss. French Art Deco. New York, 2014, pp. 179–80, 261, no. 50b.